Black Seeded Ice Cream Watermelon

Black Seeded Ice Cream watermelon

Origin - It is an old variety that was popular in the 19th century. In 1881 D.M. Ferry said, "Medium size, scarlet flesh, and very sweet; a good variety for main crop." In 1927 Henry Field's catalog stated, "Round shaped melons with thin, ivory colored skin. Pink-meated and of fine quality."

Days to ripen - 90

Rind - Round, pale, greenish cream.   Flesh - Pink, sweet.  Fruit weight -

 It will keep late into the winter. Very prolific; matures very early.

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 Seeds available from www.rareseeds.com

Black Seeded Ice Cream